Robert Scoble

Salesforce Integrates AI-Powered Image Recognition for Twitter

Eleven months ago the tech world was abuzz with rumors flying that Salesforce might buy Twitter. Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff had called the still …

Social Media Marketing

Microsoft, Box Top Gartner’s New Content Collaboration Platforms MQ

Wipe the term Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) off your jargon list and replace it with the evolving concept of what Gartner is calling "Content …

Microsoft SharePoint

Apple Glasses could be a long way away

Don't hold your breath.<p>Apple Glasses. They're fun to think about, and multiple rumors suggest they might actually be in development.<p>But they're probably not coming anytime soon.<p>According to a Friday report in the Financial Times, Apple is still experimenting with multiple different prototypes of …

Augmented Reality

Apple Experimenting With Several Augmented Reality Glasses Prototypes

Apple is working on "several different kinds" of wearable augmented reality prototypes as it tries to figure out the "most compelling application" for an AR headset, reports <i>Financial Times</i>.<p>Citing sources with knowledge of Apple's plans, <i>Financial Times</i> says at least one group within Apple is pushing …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft Adds to Bigger Productivity Picture With Latest Releases

Microsoft is not resting on its laurels despite the success of Office 365 in the face of competitors like G Suite. Consider the figures. G Suite …

Microsoft

Apple nabs yet another AR tool

<b>Apple Glass</b> Apple earned a new patent which would overlay information on to a smartphone screen (i.e augmented reality) but also specifically …

Augmented Reality

We Asked Early Adopters of Google Glass If They're Excited About Version 2.0

Google Glass is back—just don't call it that anymore.<p>Two-and-half years after Google announced it was retiring the Google Glass Explorer Edition—the $1500 model designed for early adopters that failed to find a mainstream audience and instead spawned the term "Glassholes"—the computerized glasses …

Augmented Reality

For the blind, Google Glass offers a clear path ahead

New designs and applications are helping doctors, soldiers and the visually impaired see the world in unexpected ways.<p><i>This is part of our Road Trip 2017 summer series "The Smartest Stuff," about how innovators are thinking up new ways to make you — and the world around you — smarter.</i><p>Tiny drops of …

Google Glass

Tech Moves: Boeing makes leadership changes to focus on quality; Smartsheet adds founding Salesforce investor to board; and more

<b>Boeing</b> announced a structural reorganization this week to combine its safety, quality and manufacturing processes into one division, bringing several …

#9 How to Predict the Future of Mixed Reality with Robert Scoble

F<i>or those immersed in the VR industry, Robert Scoble is a man who doesn’t need an introduction. Known for his tech blog</i> <i>Scobleizer</i><i>, Scoble has taken</i> …

Augmented Reality

Wearable Glasses Are Back in Fashion

Over the last year, I’ve noticed a renewed interest in wearable glasses. Sure there’s plenty of mask-like goggles on the market for game playing, but …

Augmented Reality

Apple AR Is Already Blowing Up

For more than a year, Apple’s plans for Augmented Reality remained shrouded in secrecy. At its much-anticipated developer conference June 5th, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) finally revealed its plans for Augmented Reality, putting to rest some rumors and, as is always the case with the tech giant, starting …

Augmented Reality

Finding the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at InfoComm 2017

Photos & Slideshow<p>As an industry of integrators we have learned to occupy and work within new spaces. Early on, this space was confined and limited …

Augmented Reality

Ep. 184: How AI Could Change Photography – and more

Featured: <b>VR/AR expert, author and futurist, Robert Scoble</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take …

Photography

iPhone 8 Rumor Roundup: Release Date, Price, Features, and More

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and Apple is likely to reveal a revolutionary new device called the iPhone 8. The company is also …

Touch ID

Taylor Freeman, digital ghosts, and the future of reality — VB Engage

This week, Travis and Stewart discuss the latest AI startups, including Replika, a spinoff of the Luka bot that creates a “digital ghost” of your friends. We also talk about DemandBase’s new (massive) round of funding and Twitter’s new ad units that put a bot in your DMs.<p>We then interview Taylor …

How the coming wave of technology is going to change human life

<i>It’s hard to talk with Robert Scoble and not feel like you were left behind in a pre-historical era and have a lot of catching-up to do. He moves</i> …

Augmented Reality

New 'Geosocial Index' Ranks Global Locations By Social Media Activity

Fenway Park is more social than Yankee Stadium. The Four Seasons Moscow generates more tweets than the Four Seasons Istanbul. And no hospital on the planet generates more social activity than Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in, of course, California.<p>How do I know?<p>A new startup called HYP3R, …

Social Media Marketing

Moon Express chairman believes his team’s “ready to go for the end of this year” | Ars Technica

“Will you go build the Pokemon Go of the Moon because we showed you it’s possible?”<p>NEW ORLEANS—The day before we talked with Moon Express co-founder …

Space Exploration

OMNIVORE: Virtual reality will change everything

Virtual reality poses the same riddles as the cosmic multiverse

Virtual Reality

UploadVR sexual harassment lawsuit is an endless litany of horrendous male behavior

Virtual reality startup UploadVR is being sued for sexual harassment and gender discrimination by former employee Elizabeth Scott, <i>TechCrunch</i> …

Gender

Augmented reality: An enterprise business imperative | ZDNet

Consumer brands and enterprise B2B vendors must understand and get ready for augmented reality. These technologies will play an important part in …

Augmented Reality

UploadVR set up “kink room” at the office, says ex-employee in lawsuit | Ars Technica

UploadVR says the allegations are "entirely without merit."<p>A San Francisco-based news startup, UploadVR, has been sued by a former employee, who …

Augmented World Expo (AWE) Prepares for World's Largest AR/VR Conference

AWE (Augmented World Expo), the world’s largest and longest running conference and expo dedicated to augmented and virtual reality, last week announced its most comprehensive agenda ever of AR and VR. The three-day conference takes place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley from …

Augmented Reality

Collision Conference: Preaching to the Fake News Choir; United as Brand Disaster; Promising Startups

NEW ORLEANS – In some ways, the Collision tech conference (a spin-off of the popular Web Summit in Europe), has everything just right. They are …

Journalism

Read a California tech leader's love letter to New Orleans

New Orleans has been known to stir something deep in the soul, inspiring odes and love letters from both those who visit and those who stay. The …

New Orleans

Leaked Apple Safety Document Hints at AR, Biometric Iris Scanning

A newly leaked document out of Cupertino hints at a secretive Apple project, possibly involving a prototype of the company’s rumored augmented …

Augmented Reality

Facebook is Becoming a Social Operating System for Human Beings and Robots

At f8 2017, Facebook aims to become your social network for reality, augmented reality and virtual reality…really.In the heart of Silicon Valley, …

Augmented Reality

The Difference between Self-promoting and Reporting

Most people were never taught to report when they were younger – let alone embark on a journalism degree. Interestingly enough, I’ve got a journalism …

Journalism

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Details, Product (Red) iPhone In Black, Galaxy S8 Challenges iPhone

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new details about the iPhone 8 and the potential new name, turning the Product (Red) iPhone black, secrets of iOS 10.3, the old iPad hiding in the new iPad, macOS updates bring new features to Mac, Samsung’s …

Apple